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The Rex Hotel

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   194 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z1, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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Ranked #27 of 115 Toronto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bogor, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rex was the best deal we could find in downtown Toronto. The best thing about the place beside its central location is its staff. They are very helpful and very friendly (they even helped us book a day-trip tour to Niagara without any charge). The bar is very cozy. The downside is the size of the room. We barely... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for a week whilst attending a big conference and I wanted somewhere off the beaten track. The Rex is central, and the staff could not have been more helpful. I upgraded to a room with a desk so I could work, and used the hotel as my base. If you want a luxury, modern hotel, the Rex... More

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Woodbridge, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We recently dropped by the Rex Hotel on a Saturday afternoon to listen to some jazz. Besides having a few beers while watching the bands... we also enjoyed some nachos, fries and onion rings... your regular pub food which was also good and reasonably priced. The bands were great and it was a nice way to spend a lazy afternoon.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We only stayed for one night whilst on a stopover on our way to Niagara Falls. The staff were very friendly and gave me a map of the local area, along with some tips on where was cheap to eat and drink. The hotel room was quite small but not too the point of feeling uncomfortable. We were on the... More

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Fredericton, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This was my second stay at the Rex. I stayed three nights this time, in part, so I could see the Lorne Lofsky Quartet play two of the nights. The location is perfect right in downtown Toronto. When you are watching a jazz quartet that doesn't start until 21:30 and plays until after midnight, in a bar, it is great... More

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Gurgaon, India
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

It's a perfect place for music loving travelers. Everyday live performances happen on the ground floor. All the standard drinks are available and food is also fine. Location is also very good. Excellent value for money place. After tiring office day, when one is enjoying the drinks and music; best part is that you don't have to go outside again... More

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Toronto, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We came across this due to a Hotwire booking sale. We were looking for something close to the AGO as we had an invitation to David Bowie Is Exhibit opening. We did not want to have the car and worry about parking and this was walkable enough. We checked in just after 5 pm and had to check in at... More

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Tacoma, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Value!!! Location. A comfortable bed. Friendly accommodating staff. The Rex Hotel and Jazz Bar. We stayed 6 nights. We were in room 114 directly above the stage- and yes- we could hear it all. All the way until 11:30-1am some nights. But it was great! We liked the music, the night life, the hustle and bustle about the whole facility.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I was not used to a hotel room smaller than my small spare bedroom, however this was not really an issue when you looked out the window and could see the fantastic view of the CN tower with all the old Toronto buildings in the forefront, very juxtapose! Cons: needs art on the bare walls and a full length mirror... More

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Surrey, Canada
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31 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I stayed at the Rex for 3 nights while I was in town for a work conference. I had called in ahead and let them know that I was going to arrive late, no problem was the response as the Jazz club will go until about 12:30am. When I did arrive, sure enough, there on the reservation card was a... More

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Address: 194 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z1, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown Toronto
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
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Ranked #27 of 115 B&Bs / Inns in Toronto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Rex Hotel 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of Toronto's Queen Street Entertainment District, The Rex Hotel is a true boutique hotel experience. Compact, modern and tidy, our rooms cater to today's current business or pleasure traveler on a short visit to the downtown core.The newly renovated rooms include ensuite washrooms, individually controlled heating/air conditioning units, flat screen television and cable, wireless internet access, and one double pillow-top bed. ... more   less 
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